There are many ways to address addiction. Some people do really well in 12-step programs. Others find healing through cognitive behavioral therapy. Another type of therapy to consider for addiction is called contingency management. Here is a look at this form of therapy and how it works for patients struggling with addiction.
What is contingency management?
Contingency management is a sort of reward-based or positive reinforcement therapy. Basically, the focus is on rewarding patients for positive behaviors.